The unique character of every hardwood floor is largely a result of the species of wood used. In this month’s Wood Species Spotlight, we focus on two popular and attractive species, both from the same family: American black walnut and Peruvian walnut. Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) American black walnut, also called Eastern black walnut and […]
If you’ve ever lived in a dormitory or a studio apartment, you know that there is a fine line between cozy and cramped. Choosing a wood floor for a small room presents a number of unique challenges. Because you literally have less room to work with, compromises between functional and aesthetic concerns are often necessary. […]
When choosing a wood floor or any wood product for your home or office, one of the most important factors to consider is the type of wood to use.
When choosing a wood floor, wall paneling, or custom inlay, knowing what kind of tools were used to cut and shape the final product can give you a better understanding of – and appreciation for – its craftsmanship. Was the piece you’re considering cut with a CNC router or a laser?
Staying on top of current trends in flooring is a good way of making an informed choice and avoiding buyer’s remorse. While the novelty of a bold style may strike you in the moment, no one wants their new floor to look dated in a year or two. Here are some of the trends we’ve […]
If someone is interested in wood flooring, whether for a residence or a commercial application, it’s important to understand the properties of wood flooring and how they need to be maintained.
Hardwood flooring offers a wide range of options with numerous variables that go into its appearance. It’s natural, environmentally friendly and creates a healthy environment by eliminating allergens, but sometimes we want something different than a strip floor.
Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any home or business. However, residential and commercial property owners should be concerned with their environmental footprint when selecting their flooring products.
Now is the perfect time to update your home or business’ look with fresh design elements and wooden décor. Whether you are going for a modern look or a more traditional feel, when you add custom, handcrafted wooden pieces, you’ll elevate your space’s style.
As experts in the hardwood flooring industry, our team at Oshkosh Designs often fields questions about the care and maintenance of hardwood floors. Since 1991, we have been synonymous with high quality hardwood flooring.